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[Updated 1/16/2012] – Congratulations to member Anjomo for being selected to win this contest!

Comment on the blog or connect with us on Twitter for your chance to win a copy of “Sew Up a Home Makeover” Lexie Barnes.

Published by Storey Publishing, we are so excited to share this book with you! It features 50 free projects for you to customize your home, suitable for advanced and beginner crafters. Some projects don’t even require sewing! Here’s more:

"Sew Up a Home Makeover includes fresh ideas for everything from an entryway message board to tabletop linens, lampshades, curtains, slipcovers, and kids’ play spaces.

[It also] includes guidance for crafty homeowners on identifying their own personal decorating style and sewing beautiful, one-of-a kind projects that create a customized look for their home. They’ll learn to choose the right fabrics, successfully incorporate projects into the rooms in their home, and embrace their inner designer.

Sounds awesome, right?! For purchasing information, please go here.

Until Monday, January 16th at 5:00 p.m. (EST), you can win a copy of this fun book. To enter, answer the following questions as a comment below or on Twitter: If you could make over one room in your home, which would it be? What is one adjective to describe its ideal look (i.e. dreamy, vibrant, mysterious)?

To submit an answer via Twitter, be sure to reply to @BurdaStyle and the hashtag #WinWithBurdaStyle

Good Luck!

- David @ BurdaStyle


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    Apr 3, 2012, 06.14 PMby sewing4christ

    Love to enter enter me please thanks for doing a contest. Love to win if I dont win congrats to the winner

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    Jan 17, 2012, 12.54 PMby smseward

    Kitchen!!! Needs serious update with better layout for increase use of space!!

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    Jan 16, 2012, 09.49 PMby metropolitanfrock

    I want my bedroom to look more welcoming and reflect my eclectic taste. I sew for a living and I never have time to take care of home. Sad to say that my bedroom is the room I have neglected the most. I have an old duvet I made years ago on the bed now, but I really need a headboard and some really nice storage, like an Oriental styled cupboard to re-purpose into a dresser. I’d also like to punch up the decor with colors like orange, purple, and turquoise I would imagine that it’d look like a luxurious spa room from Bali.

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    Jan 16, 2012, 05.16 PMby linasmom

    I want to redo the master bedroom around a “sea” theme. As older parents with a young child (and a full-time working mom), we need a fresh and tranquil room.

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    Jan 16, 2012, 04.27 PMby von-nation

    I would like to make over my lounge room. It has way too much white in it, so it needs to be infused with colour and ‘dynamic’

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    Jan 16, 2012, 01.39 PMby psychorat

    I would give my living room/ kitchen a makeover. I would wish it to be colorful and comfortable. Right now it looks chaotic and not at all comfortable.

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    Jan 16, 2012, 01.22 PMby sharon-m

    We’d make over our living room. The 10 foot brick fireplace and mantel along one wall screams 1980s country-chic and we want it to have a more sleek and modern feel.

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    Jan 16, 2012, 04.05 AMby Diana Geer

    Our master bedroom is due for a makeover! The adjective I would use is “woodsy”. Thanx!!

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    Jan 16, 2012, 02.31 AMby marle777

    My whole home need a makeover, but the first room I am reviving is the living room. It’s difficult to chose just one word to describe the mood I envision; serene, is the feeling I want to invoke when I reside within those walls. This book would be such a treat to help me get there! :)

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    Jan 16, 2012, 01.58 AMby serenity09

    I would makeover a bedroom, and it would be restful and serene.

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    Jan 15, 2012, 10.04 PMby leerules

    I would remake a bedroom into a guest retreat. It would be positively neat!

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    Jan 15, 2012, 09.28 PMby jmurray123

    i would redo my kitchen, i live with my parents and i know that they have been wanting to do it but couldnt because of the cost, it would be a way for me to ‘give back’ to them. i would make it modern but vintage at the same time!

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    Jan 15, 2012, 09.05 PMby rca

    My make over would be to create a Mysterious theme for my Bedroom, an exotic escape to another world.

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    Jan 15, 2012, 07.24 PMby orchdorq

    I would makeover my kitchen, and the theme would be CUTE. All full of that disgustingly-but-wonderfully sweet, pink, flowery, girly stuff! Like a little girl’s fantasy land, where I could decorate cakes and have tea parties all day!

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    Jan 15, 2012, 06.01 AMby madrid64

    My bedroom! I would like it to be simple, fresh, clean with a touch of femininity!

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    Jan 15, 2012, 04.33 AMby Jan Sheets

    I can think of things to make for every room in my home! Would love to have this book for ideas & techniques. Maybe I’ll win it? Would be lovely!!

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    Jan 15, 2012, 02.38 AMby hagar007

    My bedroom is crying out to be turned into a peaceful, tranquil, yet colorful dream…. It needs curtains, wall art, comforter and pillows to draw attention yet at the same time make you feel relaxed and sleepy.. Is it possible?

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    Jan 14, 2012, 07.16 PMby Suzanne Grace

    I need new window treatments!

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    Jan 14, 2012, 12.37 PMby downhighway61

    I would redo my bathroom! And functional would be used to describe it. Currently the washer and dryer are right in front of the bathtub so I am constantly hurting myself either doing laundry or showering. There is wayyy to much storage, which sounds ridiculous, but it means there is a lot of wasted space. And the floors…. well…. they’re mostly there. We bought the house almost a year ago and have so many things to do to it, the bathroom hasn’t gotten any love yet.

    (Next would be the living room and it would be cozy, it feels very much like a cabin.)

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    Jan 14, 2012, 09.34 AMby kamcii

    i would love to make my livingroom cozy, dreamy, warm. like place where you wanna come back.

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    Jan 14, 2012, 02.09 AMby shereesews

    Looking forward to window treatment ideas and new fabricatins

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    Jan 13, 2012, 05.47 PMby floatingpie

    I want a delightful bathroom.

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    Jan 13, 2012, 04.57 PMby applesofavalon

    I’m going to be moving into a new apartment soon so I would have a new bedroom to decorate. I would want it to be tranquil.

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    Jan 13, 2012, 03.28 PMby terryvc

    Stimulating! I want to redo my moved-out son’s bedroom into a new sewing room. I need color, storage and lighting ideas.

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    Jan 13, 2012, 09.25 AMby mazermac

    My kitchen, if I had to sum up in one word how I would like it, it would be welcoming, I’m working on it now!

    Many thanks, Maria

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    Jan 13, 2012, 09.19 AMby libra-s

    Living room. Vibrant!

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    Jan 13, 2012, 07.08 AMby Shira B

    my sewing room – make it more inspiring and comfortable to work :)

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    Jan 13, 2012, 03.00 AMby Patricia Legues

    My sewing room. The word: wonderful.

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    Jan 13, 2012, 01.47 AMby nani

    My sewing room. THE word: Inspiring.

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    Jan 12, 2012, 10.57 PMby inaida

    It probably would be my study…I want to redecorating ir order to have every single thing in place and to make better use of space…I would like to add a reading corner, a small library with an armchair and a lamp….an adjective….it would be bright, minimalist and organized…with boxes and drawers where keep everything organized!

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